Posts by Laura :

Charlie’s tips for a top Christmas

Charlie’s tips for a top Christmas

Well, it’s nearly Christmas again. Sometimes it seems as if the years speed up as one gets older. I have had a little help to create a post to help you get through the stresses of Christmas. Guest starring in this post is Charlie – I hope you enjoy his comical expressions as much as(…)

Mixing business with op-shops

Mixing business with op-shops

I had an interesting chat recently with a transitional manager at an op-shop. (I won’t mention which store for privacy reasons.) The manager had temporarily taken over the running of the store to try and improve it. He was called in to do the job because he came from a business design background. I thought(…)

Winners of the Christmas 2012 competition

Winners of the Christmas 2012 competition

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition to win the turquoise necklace and/or neon earrings!     I used this random number generator to select the winners. The first prize goes to Vicky from I Love to Op Shop, and the runners up were Erica, Alex and Emily. And in a random coincidence, every one(…)

How do you feel about… culottes?

How do you feel about… culottes?

Beau hates my culottes. I bought them from an op-shop in a state of great excitement, only to be greeted with a look of distaste when I tried them on at home. Apparently they look ‘too big’. And yet to me, I think they are super-slimming. They also bring back primary school day memories –(…)

The Salvos in Mordialloc

The Salvos in Mordialloc

I visited Mordialloc for the first time recently. I have only ever passed through before. As always, I discovered an array of things that delighted me about this newly discovered spot – especially the op-shops!       The Salvos store is easy to find. It’s situated on the (very originally named) Main Street, and(…)

Competition: Brighten up your Christmas!

Competition: Brighten up your Christmas!

A few people have pointed out to me recently that I haven’t held a competition in a while. Well, I have just the thing to brighten any Christmas blues! I stumbled across a few lovely jewellery pieces in an op-shop and straight away thought that they’d be perfect for a competition. Anyone who reads the(…)

Kick Start The Sway

Kick Start The Sway

Sometimes the story behind a label touches your heart. The Sway is a label designed by Aussie Belinda Pasqua. She left a high-volume, mass-produced fashion company to strike out alone and design an edgy and sustainable fashion brand. The clothes and accessories themselves have a very ‘biker’ personality. Now, I myself usually buy second-hand leather products(…)

WP Like Button Plugin by Free WordPress Templates